The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 69 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £180 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
CheckPoint
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 328 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 34.10% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 180 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £180 -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson